One other: We had a local TV film critic who predicted Raiders of the Lost Ark would bomb at the box office.Originally posted by Mark Ennis:
The only other time that someone was that far off was when Krusty the clown bet against the Harlem Globetrotters (he figured the Generals were due).
Interstingly, many today would ask "What's Decca?" just as many new students to magic who know the name David Roth (and Dai Vernon) are wondering who Karl Fulves is...Originally posted by Steve Hook:
Decca didn't sign the Beatles ("We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.")